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law:tn:49-6-3007 [2019/03/24 18:00]
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law:tn:49-6-3007 [2019/03/24 18:02] (current)
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-                    (1)  On or before the beginning of each school year, the principal or a teacher ​at every public, private, or parochial school shall notify ​a students parent, in writing, ​that+                    (1) On or before the beginning of each school year, the principal or head of school ​at every public, private, or parochial school shall give written notification to the parent,​legal guardian, or person having control of a student ​subject to compulsory attendance that it is a parent or guardian'​duty to monitor the student'​s school attendance and require the student to attend school. The written notice shall also include language that informs a parent ​or guardian ​that if the student is absent from school for an aggregate of five (5) days during the school year without adequate excuse, then the student is subject to referral to juvenile court. 
-                        (A)  If the student is absent from school for an aggregate of five (5) days during the school year without adequate excuse, then the student is subject to referral to juvenile court; and +                    (2) lt is the duty of the principal at every public school to report promptly to the director of schools, or to the attendance supervisor, the names of all children who have withdrawn from school, or who have been absent ​for five (5) days without adequate excuse. ​For the purposes of this part, five (5) days shall mean the ,aggregate of five (5) days during the school year and not necessarily five (5)consecutive days. Each successive accumulation of five (5) unexcused absences by a student ​shall also be reported. 
-                        (B)  It is a parental duty to monitor the student’s school attendance and require the student to attend school+                    (3) Upon the requisite number of absences, the director of schools ​or attendance supervisor ​shall serve, or cause to be served, upon the parent, guardian,or other person ​having control of a child subject to compulsory attendance who is unlawfully absent from school, written notice that attendance of the child at school is required ​by law. The director of schools ​or attendance supervisor ​shall send a new notice after each successive accumulation of five (5) unexcused absences. 
-                    (2)  ​It ​is the duty of the principal ​or a teacher ​at every public, private, or parochial ​school to report promptly to the director of schools, or the director of schools’ designated representative, the names of all children who have withdrawn from school, or who have been absent five (5) days without adequate excuse. ​ ​“Five ​(5) days” means an aggregate of five (5) days during the school year and not necessarily five (5) consecutive days.  Each successive accumulation of five (5) unexcused absences by a student ​must also be reported. +                    (4) lf it appears that, within three (3) days after receipt of the notice, any child,​parent,​ guardian, or other person in parental relation has failed to comply with this part, then the director of schools ​or the attendance supervisor ​shall request a conference between school officials and the parent to discuss the absences and to trigger the first tier of the progressive truancy interventions.
-                    (3)  Upon the requisite number of absences, the director of schools shall serve, or cause to be served, upon the parent, guardian, or other person ​in parental relation to the child unlawfully absent from school, written notice that attendance of the child at school is required. ​ The director of schools shall send a new notice after each successive accumulation of five (5) unexcused absences. ​  +
-                    (4)  ​If ​it appears that,within three (3) days after receipt of the notice, any child, parent, guardian, or other person in parental relation has failed to comply with this part, then the director of schools shall request a conference between school officials and the parent to discuss the absences and to trigger the first tier of the progressive truancy interventions.+
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